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GOLDEN ERA OF MUAY THAI. DIESELNOI'S KNEES

GOLDEN ERA OF MUAY THAI. DIESELNOI'S KNEES

Dieselnoi Chor Thanasukarn born December 27, 1961 as Charin Sorndee is a Thai former lightweight Muay Thai kickboxer and undefeated Lumpinee Stadium champion. He is famous as the best knee fighter and one of the greats of Golden Age Muay Thai in the 80's in Thailand. According to the Thai tradition, his first fighting name was Dieselnoi Sor Banchongsak, named in the honor ..

20/09/2021
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CIS GAMES TO DEBUT IN KAZAN. MUAYTHAI WILL BE FEATURED 3 – 9 SEPTEMBER

CIS GAMES TO DEBUT IN KAZAN. MUAYTHAI WILL BE FEATURED 3 – 9 SEPTEMBER

4-11 September, the city of Kazan will host the first CIS (Commonwealth of the Independent States) Games with more than 2000 participants from CIS countries (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan) in the age between 14 to 23 years. The event will highlight 16 sports with muaythai sharing the stage with the sports like judo, karate, sambo, bad..

03/09/2021
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GLORY CHAMP RICO VERHOEVEN DEFENDS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ALISTAIR OVEREEM ON OCT. 23

GLORY CHAMP RICO VERHOEVEN DEFENDS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST ALISTAIR OVEREEM ON OCT. 23

Former UFC heavyweight title contender Alistair Overeem recently signed a multi-year deal with GLORY kickboxing and won’t be dicking around with any warm-up fights. “Demolition Man” today announced his Oct. 23 debut opposite reigning division champion Rico Verhoeven. That means fans will have to wait for a third Badr Hari fight. “Me and Badr fought twice..

27/08/2021
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MUAY THAI SEALS OLYMPIC WIN

MUAY THAI SEALS OLYMPIC WIN

After 30 arduous years of trying to clinch the listing, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) finally certified Muay Thai as an Olympic sport and granted the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) permanent membership of the committee on July 20 at the 138th IOC session in Tokyo. It marks a momentous step up for Muay Thai to be competing in a class alongside international ..

20/08/2021
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WADA ENCOURAGES CONTINUED COLLABORATION IN ANTI-DOPING AMONG GOVERNMENTS OF ASIA

WADA ENCOURAGES CONTINUED COLLABORATION IN ANTI-DOPING AMONG GOVERNMENTS OF ASIA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) encourages continued collaboration in anti-doping across all nations within the Asia region in order to strengthen the anti-doping system for athletes of the region and the world. Addressing a virtual meeting of the Ministers of Sport and other senior Government officials of the East, South and South-East Asian countries to discuss anti-doping matters, WADA Pre..

14/07/2021
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LITHUANIAN MUAY THAI CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN PANEVEZYS

LITHUANIAN MUAY THAI CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN PANEVEZYS

Lithuanian combat sports are breaking free from the grip of the coronavirus pandemic and the Lithuanian Muay Thai Championship held in Panevezys last weekend have become one of the most striking reflections of this. The representatives of Muay Thai were among the first to decide to organize the Lithuanian Championship. The competition took place under strict safety conditions which we..

04/05/2021
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STEVE WALKER'S TORNADO KICK KNOCKOUT

STEVE WALKER'S TORNADO KICK KNOCKOUT

Boston’s own Steve Walker showed the world why he’s the Lion Fight champ-champ. In defense of his super cruiserweight belt against 33-year-old Brian Collette, Walker landed one of the finest knockouts in Lion Fight  -  flush "Tornado" After extensive research on Collette, Walker and his coach, Bill Newcomb, found that the hole in the challenger’s game was h..

18/03/2021
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MUAY THAI TO BE INCLUDED AT 2023 EUROPEAN GAMES

MUAY THAI TO BE INCLUDED AT 2023 EUROPEAN GAMES

There was great pride and celebration for Thailand yesterday (Feb 26) after it was confirmed the national sport has secured one of final spots on the official medal program for the 2023 European Games in Poland. The International Federation of Muay Thai Associations, which is recognised by the IOC as the world governing body for the sport, is made up of 146 member National Federations, working ..

03/03/2021
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MUAY THAI ON HOLD AGAIN IN THAILAND

MUAY THAI ON HOLD AGAIN IN THAILAND

  After a turbulent 2020 for the sport of muay thai across Thailand, 2021 has now brought a second wave of despair to the muaythai community with restrictions being reimposed following a new recent Covid 19 outbreak. For the latter part of 2020 Thailand seemed to have beaten the virus with no local cases recorded for many months and gyms and muay thai shows in Thailand operating on ..

14/01/2021
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IFMA YOUTH SHINES ON THE PODIUMS AT THE UNITED THROUGH SPORTS GALA AND AWARDS NIGHT

IFMA YOUTH SHINES ON THE PODIUMS AT THE UNITED THROUGH SPORTS GALA AND AWARDS NIGHT

Bangkok hosted the Gala Awards Night this past Saturday, December 19th where over 300 kids who participated in the event from various sports disciplines came together one last time to enjoy the festive activities. Saturday afternoon, the third floor of the Ambassador Hotel transformed into a fun-filled kids fair packed with carnival games, cotton candy, balloon animals and with a special ap..

23/12/2020
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SUPERBON BANCHAMEK. THE PRODIGY

SUPERBON BANCHAMEK. THE PRODIGY

Suppachai Meunsang had the same humble beginnings as most other Thai fighters in his time. Despite having faced many of Muay Thai’s biggest names like Kaew Fairtex, Singdam, and even Saenchai, Suppachai has never captured the prestigious Lumpinee or Thailand championship belt during his time competing on the Thai stadium circuit. By the time he retires, he could have easily ended up as yet a..

16/12/2020
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 THAI FIGHT: BEGINS RESULTS. SAENCHAI vs GANJI

THAI FIGHT: BEGINS RESULTS. SAENCHAI vs GANJI

Thai Fight: Begins takes place at Central Plaza West Gate in Bang Yai, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand on Saturday, October 17. In the main event Saenchai faces off Esmail Ganji. The rest of ten-fight card features a series of bouts in Muay Thai and Kard Chuek, where rope is used around hand and forearm instead of the boxing gloves. The fight fans can watch Saenchai vs Ganji here: ..

19/10/2020
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WBC INTRODUCES SAFETY IN YOUTH MUAY THAI PROGRAM

WBC INTRODUCES SAFETY IN YOUTH MUAY THAI PROGRAM

Monday, September 28, 2020: The team at the WBC Muay Thai Youth Cares program, led by chairperson Jade Bhakdibhumi, held a ‘Safety in Youth Muay Thai workshop at Bangkok’s Khongsitta gym on Saturday, September 26. The Safety in Youth Muay Thai program was set up to offer young practitioners of the sport of Muay Thai an opportunity of understanding the serious risks involved when..

30/09/2020
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THAI FIGHT NEW NORMAL. All RESULTS. ALL VIDEO

THAI FIGHT NEW NORMAL. All RESULTS. ALL VIDEO

Thai Fight: New Normal presents nine bouts on Saturday, September 19 at MCC Hall The Mall Bangkapi in Bangkok, Thailand. In the main event Saenchai faces off Rodrigo Freitas. The rest of the card features a series of matchups in Muay Thai and Kard Chuek, where rope is used around hand and forearm instead of the boxing gloves. Video of all fight: Get Thai Fight: New Normal results below. ..

21/09/2020
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ONE-HANDED MUAY THAI FIGHTER JAKE PEACOCK

ONE-HANDED MUAY THAI FIGHTER JAKE PEACOCK

Jake Peacock  won his Lion Fight debut  in August 2019 spectacular fashion, stopping American welterweight John Garcia with a head kick. The 26-year-old Peacock earned a standing ovation from the crowd at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino when he felled Garcia (0-1-0) at 2:34 of the first round on the undercard of Lion Fight 57. Peacock was born without a right hand or ..

20/07/2020
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WORLD_SIAMSTADIUM RETURN ON THE 10TH IN BANGKOK

WORLD_SIAMSTADIUM RETURN ON THE 10TH IN BANGKOK

The Friday Night Petchyindee Muaymanwansuk show on True4U have found a stadium to host their fights. @world_siamstadium will host the shows return on the 10th of July 2020 and are scheduled for the weeks after as well. Here are the fights that are scheduled to take place at the @world_siamstadium :   (10/07/2020) 1. (CP-Meiji Tournament) Chutong Kiatchatchai vs Wangprai BankEuro (118..

29/06/2020
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NEUNGSIAM FAIRTEX TELLS HIS STORY (VIDEO)

NEUNGSIAM FAIRTEX TELLS HIS STORY (VIDEO)

Former Lumpinee stadium champion: Neungsiam Fairtex tells his story of how he came to the renowned camp, his fight with Saenchai and what it means coming to America. Naruepol Fairtex, a heralded international Muay Thai fighter, discusses the difficulties of living and fighting in America, the importance of Mr. Wong and more. Learn more about the sport and its history: ..

22/06/2020
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CORONAVIRUS KO: THAI FIGHTERS DESPAIR AS RINGS FALL SILENT

CORONAVIRUS KO: THAI FIGHTERS DESPAIR AS RINGS FALL SILENT

Thousands of Muay Thai fighters have been left out of work by the coronavirus. KANCHANABURI: Training in masks, two metres apart, Thailand's professional fighters are battling a new reality -- shuttered gyms and cancelled tournaments after the coronavirus pandemic left them suddenly out of work. Thailand's strict social-distancing rules mean former world champion Sarawut Prohmsut c..

21/04/2020
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YODWICHA SHINES ON HIS RETURN TO ELITE MUAY THAI

YODWICHA SHINES ON HIS RETURN TO ELITE MUAY THAI

It was a glorious and triumphant return to elite Muay Thai for Yodwicha Por Boonsit when he defeated his compatriot, Satanfaa Rachanon, to become the new WBC Muay Thai super-welterweight world champion.  The showdown for the covered WBC 154 pound world title took place on Sunday the 23rd of February, on the AMMA promotion, in what was the French based promotions inaugural event, an event w..

10/03/2020
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